Selected sources of additional information about Thomas Nast and his work

Keller, Morton. The Art and Politics of Thomas Nast. New York: Oxford University Press, 1968.

Murrell, William. “Nast, Gladiator of the Political Pencil,” American Scholar, Autumn 1936 5:4, pp 472-85.

Nast, Thomas. Thomas Nast’s Christmas Drawings. New York: Dover Publications, 1978. Reprint of 1890 edition.

Paine, Albert Bigelow. Thomas Nast. New York: Chelsea House, 1980. Reprint of 1904 edition.

St. Hill, Thomas Nast. Thomas Nast: Cartoons and Illustrations
New York: Dover Publications, 1974.

Shirley, David. Thomas Nast: Cartoonist and Illustrator. New York: Franklin Watts, 1998. Part of the Book Report Biography series for young readers.

Vinson, J. Chal. Thomas Nast: Political Cartoonist. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1967.

HarpWeek is an electronic database that provides access online to Harper’s Weekly, including all of Thomas Nast’s cartoons. This database is available via the on-line catalogs of more than five hundred colleges and universities.

The Thomas Nast Society of Morristown, New Jersey, seeks to encourage research on Nast, exchange information and knowledge about him, preserve the original and published works of Nast, and to relate his contribution to his time and his legacy. Information about the Thomas Nast Society may be found at The Society publishes a journal focused on Nast.